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Uncovering dangerous secrets

Inspector John Marlott is recruited by Sir Robert Peel to assist the investigation of a series of crimes in 19th Century London, which may have been committed by a scientist intent on re-animating the dead.

London 1827: River Thames at night - a smuggling operation is underway – suddenly, a river police launch is bearing down on the smugglers and a fight breaks out, followed by a furious chase to the shore.

As Marlott investigates, it brings him up against the medical establishment and powerful political forces wrestling with the march of scientific progress. One thing is certain - a demonic power is at work in the city, reanimating the dead.

Unable to shake the memory of what happened on the banks of the Thames but reluctant to admit the impossible, Marlott brings his enquiry to a dramatic conclusion. But in his moment of triumph, the true horror is revealed and an extraordinary final twist transforms Marlott’s world forever.

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Series 6

Wednesday October 17 at 7:00pm

Christmas Special 2016

an unexpected call interrupts the Christmas festivities. A group of midwives have been requested to travel out to South Africa to work at Hope Clinic and help save it.

Series 6

Thursday October 18 at 12:05am

Christmas Special 2016

an unexpected call interrupts the Christmas festivities. A group of midwives have been requested to travel out to South Africa to work at Hope Clinic and help save it.

Series 6

Thursday October 18 at 10:10am

Christmas Special 2016

an unexpected call interrupts the Christmas festivities. A group of midwives have been requested to travel out to South Africa to work at Hope Clinic and help save it.

Episode 1, Series 6

Thursday October 18 at 7:20pm

The team reunite but all is not well when a change of management shakes up Nonnatus House.

Episode 1, Series 6

Friday October 19 at 12:35am

The team reunite but all is not well when a change of management shakes up Nonnatus House.

Episode 1, Series 6

Friday October 19 at 10:55am

The team reunite but all is not well when a change of management shakes up Nonnatus House.

Episode 2, Series 6

Friday October 19 at 7:20pm

An explosion at the docks brings heartache to the people of Poplar.

Episode 2, Series 6

Saturday October 20 at 12:30am

An explosion at the docks brings heartache to the people of Poplar.

Series 6

Sunday October 21 at 10:40am

Christmas Special 2016

an unexpected call interrupts the Christmas festivities. A group of midwives have been requested to travel out to South Africa to work at Hope Clinic and help save it.

Episode 1, Series 6

Sunday October 21 at 12:15pm

The team reunite but all is not well when a change of management shakes up Nonnatus House.

Episode 2, Series 6

Sunday October 21 at 1:20pm

An explosion at the docks brings heartache to the people of Poplar.

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